Kootenays

Farms to Friends delivers fresh food biweekly to families and seniors across the West Kootenay. L-R: Josh Drozda, Sarashmi Sarker, Fable Smith. Photo: Submitted

Farm fresh deliveries begin to West Kootenay families and seniors

Neighbours United’s Farms to Friends program is back to helping locals in-need

Farms to Friends delivers fresh food biweekly to families and seniors across the West Kootenay. L-R: Josh Drozda, Sarashmi Sarker, Fable Smith. Photo: Submitted
The U15B West Kootenay Rebels fastball team found the silver lining at a tournament in Port Coquitlam last month. Back from left: Rocky Dickson (coach) Kennedy Lyall, Naiomi Stavast, Livia Hart, Katie Hanham, Heidi Conci, Mya Griffiths, Alyssa Dickson, Jen Dickson (coach). Front from left: Elisha Caplan, Teagan Ortman, Ivy Benbow, missing Bella Simon. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay Rebels take silver

In round robin play, the Rebels won 4-3 over Cloverdale Fury …

  • Jun 11, 2023
The U15B West Kootenay Rebels fastball team found the silver lining at a tournament in Port Coquitlam last month. Back from left: Rocky Dickson (coach) Kennedy Lyall, Naiomi Stavast, Livia Hart, Katie Hanham, Heidi Conci, Mya Griffiths, Alyssa Dickson, Jen Dickson (coach). Front from left: Elisha Caplan, Teagan Ortman, Ivy Benbow, missing Bella Simon. Photo: Submitted
The Lifley Farm was purchased by FortisBC for the construction of a substation. Photo: Submitted

FortisBC takes possession of rural land for substation June 7

Invitation-only meeting saw about 50 residents attend

The Lifley Farm was purchased by FortisBC for the construction of a substation. Photo: Submitted
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Witnesses sought in Salmo assault

No suspect identified for serious assault that happened in the village outskirts last fall

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Beaver Valley May Days success brings potential security issues

Letter: Beaver Valley May Days Society is bound by strict rules and regulations

  • Jun 6, 2023
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The West Kootenay community is welcome to show support of Aladina Sheets and the Move to Cure ALS Project of Hope and participate in the event at Gyro Park in Trail at 11 a.m. on Sunday (June 4). Photo: Submitted

Join family in West Kootenay Move to Cure ALS event

Fundraiser Sunday, June 4, at Gyro Park in East Trail

The West Kootenay community is welcome to show support of Aladina Sheets and the Move to Cure ALS Project of Hope and participate in the event at Gyro Park in Trail at 11 a.m. on Sunday (June 4). Photo: Submitted
Montrose has been granted $18,000 from the Vision Zero granting stream to help make the village streets safer for all. Image: Montrose.ca

Montrose green-lighted in new round of funding for safer roads

Vision Zero grants were announced this week

Montrose has been granted $18,000 from the Vision Zero granting stream to help make the village streets safer for all. Image: Montrose.ca
The 21st annual fiddle, guitar and piano camp goes July 13 to July 15. Registration is required by June 13.

Kootenay Fiddle Camp returns live next month

Registration for the three-day camp is open until June 13

The 21st annual fiddle, guitar and piano camp goes July 13 to July 15. Registration is required by June 13.
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Busy weekend for policing in the Beaver Valley

Alcohol consumption contributed to several calls for RCMP assistance last weekend

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Three Trail businesses were broken into over the weekend, according to the latest media brief from the RCMP. Photo: Justus Menke

3 Trail businesses broken into over the weekend, one of them twice

Police briefs from the Trail and District RCMP

Three Trail businesses were broken into over the weekend, according to the latest media brief from the RCMP. Photo: Justus Menke
Community lands and orchards along Spencer hill, c. 1918. Photo: Submitted
Community lands and orchards along Spencer hill, c. 1918. Photo: Submitted
Vice President of Education and Students Taya Whitehead with a copy of Selkirk College’s Together for Success: Education Plan 2023-2027. Released in early-May, the plan provides direction to improve the success of students and graduates so they can contribute to a better future for themselves and their communities. Photo: Submitted

Selkirk College releases ‘Together for Success,’ a 5-year education plan

In preparing the plan, the Education Plan Committee held facilitated sessions …

  • May 30, 2023
Vice President of Education and Students Taya Whitehead with a copy of Selkirk College’s Together for Success: Education Plan 2023-2027. Released in early-May, the plan provides direction to improve the success of students and graduates so they can contribute to a better future for themselves and their communities. Photo: Submitted
Environment Canada advises, “Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.” Photo: Unsplash

Heavy rain called for the West Kootenay

Strong wind gusts, up to toonie size hail and heavy rain in the forecast

Environment Canada advises, “Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.” Photo: Unsplash
The 2023 West Kootenay Avalanche completed a perfect spring hockey season on May 14. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay Avalanche emerge victorious in two spring tournaments

“The result was a perfect spring season and lifelong friendships for the boys,” says coach Adams.

  • May 24, 2023
The 2023 West Kootenay Avalanche completed a perfect spring hockey season on May 14. Photo: Submitted
Charles and Mary Ann Pengelly will be recognized as Beaver Valley Citizen of the Year Friday night. Photo: Submitted

An inspiration to all, Beaver Valley couple awarded Citizen of the Year

“We do what we do because we love it, we volunteer because we love it …”

Charles and Mary Ann Pengelly will be recognized as Beaver Valley Citizen of the Year Friday night. Photo: Submitted
The Robusters found that rolling the boat to the water’s edge wasn’t difficult, since Christina Lake had crossed the lawn in front of the new boat house and was lapping at the ramp just below the new structure. Photo: Submitted

Sunday sun warms Kootenay Robusters for their first paddle of the season

“This was one of the best early season paddles we’ve ever done,” shares coach Joy Anderson.

The Robusters found that rolling the boat to the water’s edge wasn’t difficult, since Christina Lake had crossed the lawn in front of the new boat house and was lapping at the ramp just below the new structure. Photo: Submitted
Kalesnikoff has integrated energy efficiencies at its mass timber facility. Photo: Betsy Kline

Kalesnikoff mill recognized with energy efficiency award

The West Kootenay lumber and mass timber company recognized for energy saving efforts by FortisBC

Kalesnikoff has integrated energy efficiencies at its mass timber facility. Photo: Betsy Kline
A Robson driver was recently issued a $368 fine for excessive speed and his vehicle was impounded. Photo: Unsplash

RCMP: Montrose man facing mischief charges

RCMP and BC Highway Patrol continue to conduct enforcement around Greater Trail

A Robson driver was recently issued a $368 fine for excessive speed and his vehicle was impounded. Photo: Unsplash
This young brown bear was destroyed by police in downtown Trail after it became habituated to eating garbage. Photo: Trail RCMP

RCMP destroy bear in downtown Trail

The death of this animal is another example of the reality that, “a fed bear is a dead bear”

This young brown bear was destroyed by police in downtown Trail after it became habituated to eating garbage. Photo: Trail RCMP
”The Flaming Revelation,” by Frantisek Strouhal. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay artist receives special recognition at international exhibit

Frantisek Strouhal receives special recognition at ‘The Healing Power of Colour’ exhibit

”The Flaming Revelation,” by Frantisek Strouhal. Photo: Submitted